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BMA's claim of unemployment among junior doctors is rejected

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1471
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    A claim made last week by the BMA that a shortage of training posts will prompt a mass exodus of junior doctors from the NHS to avoid unemployment next year has been called into question by the NHS Confederation, the body that represents employers in the NHS.

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    Dr Jo Hilborne said the fact that 11 500 doctors could be unemployed was “outrageous”

    The Department of Health has said that 9500 specialist training posts would become available in England next year when senior house officer posts are …

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